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Job Title: Automation Service Engineer EICA

Job Location: Fully Remote

Belcan workforce solutions is looking for Automation Service Engineer EICA. This opportunity is vital to our client's growth strategy of providing high quality engineering and project services to their end user clients. The role is on a permanent basis.

A home based opportunity (remote working), responsible for providing remote and onsite support to a multi-industry client base on a rota'd basis.

Main Responsibilities

As a Automation Service Engineer you will be Operating a variety of PLC/PC software application automation packages and be able to use programmers to diagnose faults on automated systems. Connect remotely on a variety of platforms to clients PC / PLC / SCADA applications and while working with the client, diagnose issues on unfamiliar applications - generally to move on processes and/or diagnose faults within the field.

Identify Engineering scope changes and effectively manage the process of change control and ensure reports are detailed with root cause and resolution. Ability to survey automation systems and deliver adoption / obsolescence reports, advising clients regards risk and upgrade paths. Be able to effectively carry out automation small works and repairs estimates, with regards to hardware scope and man hours.

Communicate with clients and observe production sequences providing ideas in order to provide improvements in rates of failure or productivity. Selection & specification of PLC/HMI/SCADA hardware and software. Comply with all client safety rules and create effective RAMS, follow company processes and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

Previously worked within a maintenance and/or commissioning role, with the ability to fault find via multiple PLC manufacturers and types. Completed an engineering apprenticeship.

Be able to make minor modifications to PLC code and systems including changing PLC cards, identify issues and rectify coding issues, ability to read code and move sequences on in order to continue production. Connect and back up PLC and HMI software applications, storing and sharing as required by contracts.

Able to complete PC healthchecks, replace hard drive, backup and restore applications, work alone as well as supervise a small team on specific projects.

Qualifications and Experience (preferable but not essential)

Familiar with detailed EICA specifications and understanding of scopes of work, EICA design drawings and EICA schedules which can include; cable routing drawings, schematic and single line diagrams, loop diagrams, general arrangement drawings, inspection and test reports and commissioning plans

Understanding of the principles of cybersecurity including layers of protection and the ability to undertake high level assessments providing recommendations for systems and process hardening. Selection & specification of general LV electrical items e.g. distribution equipment, isolation & control equipment, cables, protective devices.

Selection & specification of general items of equipment e.g. converters, barriers, indicators, relays, junction boxes, panel, fixings, cable management etc. Selection and Specification of Instrumentation Equipment for different types of flow, pressure, level, temperature and analytical instrumentation, including cables, Non I.S and I.S systems. Be able to connect to OS networks using products such as profit race to report on and diagnose network health providing recommendations.

The salary for this will reflect the scope and significance of the client in their sector and has the added flexibility for a working pattern.

What's next?

The list of responsibilities and benefits are not exhaustive. Please send your CV and contact me straight away if this role sounds like it could be your next career move and I will tell you all about it.

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan.